How to do your best running a marathon for YPI Counselling

Thinking about running a maarathon or doing a arduous fitness challange for YPI Counselling? This is how to get the most out of the big day!

  1. Train consistently: Build up your endurance and stamina by gradually increasing your mileage over time.
  2. Follow a structured training plan: A well-designed plan will help you stay on track and make sure you’re not overtraining or undertraining.
  3. Cross-train: Incorporate other forms of exercise, such as strength training and yoga, to build overall fitness and reduce the risk of injury.
  4. Fuel properly: Eat a balanced diet and make sure to consume enough carbohydrates to fuel your training and race.
  5. Rest and recover: Make sure to get enough sleep and allow your body to recover between training sessions.
  6. Practice your pacing: Learn to run at a steady pace, and avoid starting out too fast.
  7. Familiarize yourself with the course: Study the course profile and come up with a race plan that takes into account any hills, turns, or other challenging features of the course.
  8. Be mentally prepared: Marathon running is a mentally and physically demanding task, so it’s important to stay positive and motivated throughout your training and on race day.